2011 MBI All-Americans

The 2011 Mr. Basketball Invitational featured 44 prep boys all-star teams from nine states. Hickory (NE) came out on top. Congrats to tournament MVP Connor Beranek of Hickory, a senior-to-be from Ravenna, Nebraska.

The event featured many future NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and junior college players. Our All-American Team recognizes the performances of the top players in the event in no specific order.

Ht. Player Hometown High School Summer Team
SR 5-9 Erich Nickman Lincoln, NE Lincoln Pius X Nebraska Knights I
JR 6-6 Eric Andres, Jr. Denver, CO Thomas Jefferson Denver Red Shield
SR 6-6 Connor Beranek Ravenna, HS Ravenna Hickory
SR 6-4 Jared Blum Gretna, NE Gretna The Alternates
SR 6-2 Jacob Olmstead Overton, NE Overton Runza Going Vertical
JR 6-2 Jay Nelson Denver, CO Montbello Denver Red Shield
JR 6-7 Jonathan Snow Littleton, CO Columbine Team Denver
SR 5-11 Rico Hogan Norman, OK Norman Norman NST12
SO 6-1 Tyson Purifoy Denver, CO Denver South Denver Hooperz 15
SR 6-1 Jake Sheldon Kearney, NE Kearney High Kearney Cats
SR 6-2 Kale Wietfeld North Bend, NE North Bend Central Columbus Hoops
JR 61 Treshawn Wilford Aurora, CO Eaglecrest Rocky Mountain Vipers
SR 6-2 Luke Sophinos Highlands Ranch, CO Rock Canyon Colo. Shining Stars 17 Black
JR 6-2 Jawan Smith Fayetteville, AR Fayetteville Arkansas Hawks
SO 6-2 Brady Baer Akron, CO Akron Colorado Chaos 15 Blue
SO 5-9 Broderick Robinson Grand Junction , CO Grand Junction Colo. Shining Stars 15 Black
SR 5-10 Trevor Cyboron Ravenna, NE Ravenna Hickory
JR 6-3 Jameson Cusw orth Grandview, CO Grandview Grandview Wolves
FR 5-10 Zev Mallin Stilwell, KS Blue Valley West Kansas Hoop Service
SO 5-9 Brandon Cardiff Liberty, MO Liberty Missouri Elite
SR 6-1 Nathan Rindels Arvada, CO Faith Christian Faith Basketball